Wide Page

Chinese Language & Culture Online Professional Learning Series

Select the sessions you would like to attend. 

Agenda

Additional sessions will be added as they are confirmed.

Times displayed are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020
  •  
    3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Managing a Successful Remote Teaching Experience for Your Teachers

    Speaker: Leslie Grahn

    In this webinar, participants will explore strategies for supporting teachers in flourishing in the remote teaching environment. Topics will include supporting teacher wellbeing and self-care, creating a caring and supportive classroom community and maintaining a focus on proficiency-driven instruction by translating in-person best practices to the remote learning environment.

     Optional  Closed 
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2020
  •  
    3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    AP Chinese Instructional Resources

    Speakers: Claire Lorenz | Jianmin Luo

    This session will show how to use AP Chinese instructional resources including AP Daily and AP Classroom formative assessment resources to enhance your lessons and track student progress during the school 
    year. The presenters will provide a live walk through of the online resources and discuss how to utilize them in your class. 

     

     Optional  Closed 
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020
  •  
    8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM
    Teaching with Authentic Materials in Online Setting (Grades K-8)

    Speaker: Luyi Lien

    Acquiring authentic materials for Chinese language classes is easier than ever now that technology has made the world smaller. Using authentic materials in language classrooms offers manifold benefits; using them to their optimal efficacy to maximize student learning outcomes is the chief goal of this session. The session will feature examples and activities that utilize authentic material, paired with ideal learning outcomes. There will be a discussion of common challenges and frequently asked questions about how to design lessons using authentic resources.

     Optional  Closed 
  • Thursday, October 29, 2020
  •  
    8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM
    How to Assess Students in an Online Setting

    Speakers: Dr. Jiahang Li, Xia Li, Yan Li

    This session focuses on assessing students’ learning in online environments. Using concrete examples from an online AP Chinese course, presenters will demonstrate how formative and summative assessments are designed and conducted in synchronous and asynchronous teaching modes to assess students’ learning and inform instructions. Participants will be able to understand the principles and process for designing assessments for online Chinese language teaching and learn various digital tools for assessing students’ learning in online settings.

     Optional  Closed 
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020
  •  
    8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM
    Teaching with Authentic Materials in an Online Setting (Grades 9-16)

    Speakers: Sara Chao, Zhousu He

    Integrating authentic cultural materials into a curriculum greatly enhances and enlivens a course. The presenters will share how they select and incorporate materials into their thematic units by means of scaffolding and technology tools, while designing three modes of communication activities and assessments throughout synchronous and asynchronous instructions. Participants will experience how authentic materials are integrated for teaching moves in stages, and gain skills in creating activities that are culturally relevant to foster language and cultural proficiency from novice through intermediate to AP levels.

     Optional  Closed 
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020
  •  
    3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Pathways to a Sustainable Chinese Program-Building to AP
    Anahita Keiller, Old Bridge Township Public Schools, NJ Hope Loveland, Deer Valley Unified School District, AZ Erica Pollard, Hingham Public Schools, MA This session features world language supervisors and teachers sharing how their districts started a Chinese language program, developed a sequence leading to AP, and implemented AP Chinese successfully.
     Optional 
Top